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Displaying metrics for a list of specific pages from a website

Can I get a table for a metric (ex: visitors, pageviews) for a specific list (imported as .xls, .csv or .xml) of pages from a Google Analytics tracked website?
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What is the best browser usage statistics source?

I wonder about what source of browser usage statistics is most reliable and updated. I've been using Google Analytics (with use of my analytics enabled pages) W3 Counter Stat Counter but they ...
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(How) Could I import twitter posts as annotations in Google Analytics?

A site I maintain tweets every time a blog post is published. Since the editors of the site have gone a bit mad with the ability to change the apparent date a blog post was published (back-dating as ...
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What does the Google Analytics Average Time on Site calculate?

When my Google Analytics account shows 10 minutes for time spent on site, what does this mean? Does it mean the visitors have opened one page and left it idling in a tab while (possibly) browsing in ...
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Does Google Analytics track links that use onclick=“parent.location='Something.html' ”?

I am using onclick="parent.location='#'" to make a table into a link, but will Google Analytics see this as a link or will it cause mayhem in the reports?
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Social Interaction Tracking in Google Analytics

Since a few days now the Google + button is being tracked and shown in our Google Analytics account, which you can find here. There is also a solution to track Twitter, Facebook, ... but can't seem to ...
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How to excludes my visits from Google Analytics?

I have integrated Google Sites website with Google Analytics and I access the website frequently to add more content. I want Google Analytics to track visits from real visitors only. How can I ...
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Google not detecting new page addresses after redesign

I recently moved our company's site to WordPress. It was necessary since the old site's structure was poor at best. It's now been three weeks and the addresses listed in Google have not changed. They'...
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Google Analytics - Goals setup regular expression match

I have urls like the following: http://example.com/item/1 http://example.com/item/1341 http://example.com/item/33324 I want to set up a funnel in Google Analytics and I understand that I can use a ...
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Anonymouse versus logged in users on my site & Google Analytics

I'd like to be able to run two different 'tracks' for Google Analytics; One for anonymous users of the site and another for Users whom are logged-in. I say "track" because I'm not sure of the term --...
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How can I identify unknown query string fragments that are coming to my site?

In the Google Analytics content overview for a site that I work on, the home page is getting many pageviews with some unfamiliar query string fragments, example: /?jkId=...
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How can I track conversions on third party websites?

We run a number of affiliate schemes, and I would like to track which links from our website produce sales, and which do not. I can persuade our affiliates to include tracking code in their pages for ...
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Very few visitors on Analytics: incorrect setting?

it's quite a long time Analytics is making me crazy: I have a 2 years old website, started with Aruba (an Italian provider) and then transfered on Hostgator. It's a blog Wordpress + MyBB forum, and on ...
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What does “Other” mean for Traffic Source on Google Analytics?

I logged into Google Analytics today and under 'Traffic Sources' saw: "Referring sites", "Direct Traffic", "Search Engines" and "Other". I've never seen 'other' before, and it was small (only 0.5%), ...
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Using Google Webmaster & Analytics, what data to look at to improve website performance?

Using data from Google Analytics and Webmaster tools, what data should I be looking at to improve my websites performance? I want to improve the SEO, usability and just general performance of my ...
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Does Google Analytics data affect SEO?

I have several pages on my site that I did not include the Google Analytics code. Will it improve my site's Google ranking if I include the GA on all of my pages and increase the number of visits on ...
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Tried verything - Yet highest Bounce Rate?

I read a lot of blogs and tips articles on how to decrease bounce rate. I feel I write very good content (niche is science) and I setup a good design, with attractive features (like download as PDF ...
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What are some advantages of using Analytics like Urchin?

I'm interested in utilizing urchin. What are some advantages of self hosted analytics software like urchin over Google analytics?
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Why am I seeing 'blisque.mydomain.com' in my analytics? [closed]

When looking through my Google Analytics reports, I see visits via mydomain.com but also 'blisque.mydomain.com'. When I visit there, the site is served up, however I haven't configured this subdomain ...
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A good resource to get the most out of Google Analytics

I was wondering if any one could offer me some advice as to the best resources out there (ideally books) on google analytics. I have a basic understanding but have a lot of room for improvement. The ...
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Setting up a Google Analytics Campaign

I will be doing a bunch of things to give one of my projects (main app) a big initial push for which I will be building a few small Facebook apps which will help in promoting the main apps. Traffic ...
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Filtering your own IP's in Google Analytics, good or bad idea?

Is it a good idea to filter our own IP addresses from our own websites in Google Analytics? On the one hand, the data is "real" but on the other are you losing browny points with Google as your ...
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How do you exclude yourself from Google Analytics on your website using cookies?

I'm trying to set up an exclusion filter with a browser cookie, so that my own visits to my don't show up in my Google Analytics. I tried 3 different methods and none of them have worked so far. I ...
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Google Analytics click count

If someone with the same IP click on our site 10 times or more from the search result page to our site, how would Google Analytics treat this situation? Would Google Analytics restrict a user who ...
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The simplest way to track Google Analytics without JavaScript?

Is it possible to track Google Analytics on my site, when JavaScript is not available?
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Google Stats, how to get More info?

I have created a blog very recently and i'm seeing my traffic and audience using Google Stats that is in built in google blogger. I have few question on google stats: 1) Is number of visitor shown ...
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Can't setup Google Analytics for a Google Site

I had performed steps as described here , 24 hours passed but Analytics site still shows "Tracking Not Installed" status. Ideas?
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using google analytics to create custom reports for a web app

I'm curently writing a web app that's supposed to take care of analytics and traffic on the application for our users. The users should be able to log in to the application and see a special area ...
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Does Google Analytics have a way to compare two timeframes?

Our site recently took a huge traffic hit that we can't attribute to anything. Is there a way to ask Google Analytics to compare traffic patterns and show any statistical changes between two ...
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Google Analytics Subdomain Tracking for WordPress

I'm looking for the best solution to track my website's traffic using Google Analytics. I have a website that (currently) has two subdomains. The subdomains are about very different content, the TLD ...
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How do I remove accounts from my analytics dashboard?

How do I remove accounts from my analytics dashboard where other admins have deleted me from the profile? The account appears on the list with no data and now discernible way to remove it.
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On google analytics, when I see visits / keywords are all these vists are of unique visitors?

On google analytics, when I see visits / keywords are all these vists are of unique visitors or are they other visits of 1 visitor who came to the site using that keyword in the first place ?
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Determining Source Quality with Google Analytics

What I am trying to do is set up a report (either on the new or the old analytics setup) that tells me the average "Pages per Visit" of all traffic "Sources". I can get that through Traffic Sources->...
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How to use Google Analytics code and Adsense code?

When I setup a Gogole Analytics code it says me put it within head tags. But when I want to link it with my AdSense account it says "Be sure to leave the Google Analytics tracking code at the bottom ...
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Google Analytics and the EU cookie directive. Who will fall foul of the law? Google or the developer?

So Google uses cookies when performing its usual duties of tracking users on a website. That is just it though; Google are setting the cookies and not your website as such. This is by virtue of the ...
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Track a Adobe Flash app hosted on multiple domains with Google Analytics

I'm working on a flash app that's gonna be distributed to more and more partners (and obviously domains). It needs to be tracked aggregated and also separately. I implemented Google Analytics using ...
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Question about setting up Google Analytics with Google Apps Marketplace

At the bottom of vendor profile, there is an text box for you to insert your GA code. Question: what does this do? What kind of stats am I expected to see in Google Analytics? I don't have the ...
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What could cause analytics bounce rate to go from ~30% to ~100% in a day?

A month ago, my site had about a 30% bounce rate. One day I pushed some changes to the site, and all the sudden my bounce rate shot straight up to around 98% and my average time on site plumetted to ...
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Can Adwords Advertisers see which Adsense Publishers send them traffic?

I have a blog with adsense on it. An advertisement I see a lot from my adsense is a Telus phone banner. If people click this Telus banner ad and go to Telus website, will Telus be able to see where ...
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Is it possible to use Google Analytics to track file downloads?

It's always bothered me that Google Analytics (and similar embedded web traffic monitoring services) can only see a reflection of the traffic going to my server and can only see page visits since it ...
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LinkedIn Advert stats not matching with my Google Analytics data

I received a voucher from LinkedIn which gives me $50 worth of Advertising, and as I've started out on my own as a web designer/developer I thought this would be a good opportunity to get some extra ...
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Does Google Analytics allow custom variables to have a value of zero?

I was interested in tracking the versions of QuickTime my users have installed. As suggested in an earlier question, I have set up a custom variable and built a report around it. Here is my code for ...
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How to use google adsense and google analytics for my site

Hi i've got a site serving content to Brazil http://montao.com.br via google app engine getting comfortable with updating it with new function now also adding google adsense and analytics to the site. ...
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Google Analytics: How can I exclude a country from reports?

Hi is it possible to exclude traffic from a certain country in google analytics? If yes, how do I do it?
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Google Analytics regular expression to indicate TODAY?

in Google Analytics version 5 (latest beta) there's an option to add a custom filter I want to show only data of today. Only Show -> Date -> Exactly matching -> and then I have the option to fill ...
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Can I use Google Analytics to count QuickTime installations?

By default, Google Analytics produces reports on which versions of Flash and Java my users have. Is it possible to set up a report on which versions of QuickTime (if any)
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Upgraded one page of a site to the async Google Analytics - Data is now messed up

I've upgraded one primary page of a site to use the async version of the GA tracking code. Since the upgrade, number of visits has increased by 60%, avg. time on site has decreased by 40% and the ...
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How does Google Analytics calculate the number of visitors

If I visit a site 100 times a day (from one IP) does Google Analytics track that as 100 unique visitors?
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Google Analytics: web profiles missing and data lost

Logged in a Google Analytics account that had been created/setup with a tracking code for two Websites several years ago. Have not logged in for a while (at least 6-8 months), but at that time, ...
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Finding the email/account associated with a Google Analytics “UA-XXXXXX-X” id?

I set up Google Analytics for a client some time ago, so the tracking code is installed. I can't for the life of me find which email account I used to set it up, so now I can't access the stats. We ...